Lot 149

2021   |   Pebble Beach 2021

1952 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback

Coachwork by H.J. Mulliner

Estimate

$1,000,000 - $1,250,000

Chassis

BC8LA

Engine

BCA8

Car Highlights

The First of Only 43 Left-Hand-Drive R-Type Continentals Built

Delivered New to Rolls-Royce and Bentley Connoisseur Howard W. Kizer

Originally Finished in Silver Blue with Two-Tone Blue Upholstery

Well-Documented Provenance with Single Family Ownership for Five Decades

Original Coachwork and Matching-Numbers Engine per Factory Records

Featured in the Authoritative Book Bentley Continental Sports Saloon Register

Technical Specs

4,566 CC F-Head Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Twin SU H6 Carburetors

Estimated 153 BHP

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Drum Brakes

Front Independent Coil-Spring Suspension

Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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David Brynan